The median annual salary for a Senior SQL DBA was - in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior SQL Database Administrator
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 219 240
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior SQL DBA 0 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.33% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 10
Median salary - £52,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.43%  
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -1.00% +2.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6631 5495 6111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.58% 97.78% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5421 4663 4986
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Senior SQL DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior SQL DBA in the North West

Senior SQL DBA
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior SQL DBA in the North West.

Salary trend for Senior SQL DBA in the North West

Senior SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Senior SQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Senior SQL DBA in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
5 6 (46.15%) High Availability
6 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
6 5 (38.46%) Replication
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (23.08%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
8 3 (23.08%) Trend Analysis
8 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
8 3 (23.08%) Data Security
8 3 (23.08%) Service Management
8 3 (23.08%) Change Management
8 3 (23.08%) Clustering
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
9 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery

Senior SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (7.69%) MySQL
6 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (7.69%) Sybase ASE
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Replication
2 3 (23.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (46.15%) High Availability
3 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Security
4 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
4 3 (23.08%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Database Optimisation
6 1 (7.69%) Database Security
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) RedGate
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase